Full-time Permanent

Closes: 04 April 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $137,415
Position No: 09733
Directorate: ACT Health
Advertised (Gazettal date): 15 March 2019
Contact Officer: John Fletcher on john.fletcher@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 9869

About us: The ACT Health Directorate is responsible for the stewardship of the health system in the ACT. ACT Health provides a strong policy and population health capability based on a foundation of world‑leading health and medical research.
ACT Health develops strategies and sets the direction to ensure services meet community needs and expectations, delivers improved health outcomes, and that the health system is innovative, effective and sustainable now and in the future.
ACT Health has responsibility for:
  • Developing strategic policy and stewardship of the health system, including working with the Commonwealth on key health improvement initiatives.
  • Managing demand for and supply of health services across the territory.
  • Improving the health and wellbeing of the ACT population by promoting healthy behaviours and lifestyles and through ongoing monitoring and evaluation of health programs and policy.
  • Preventing, and providing a timely response to, potential public health incidents.
  • Leading the health workforce and clinical training strategy including building strong partnerships with key academic institutions and training providers.
  • Commissioning and managing multi-million dollar contracts for the provision of health services, including partnerships with community sector organisations, peak bodies and advocacy groups.
  • Managing a portfolio of infrastructure programs to ensure the ACT has world class, sustainable, fit for purpose clinical and patient care facilities.
  • Monitoring and enforcement of public health regulations.
  • Providing public health advice.
The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Overview of the work area and position: The Corporate Group provides a range of corporate and strategic support to clinical service areas in the operational areas of financial management, human resources, procurement, facilities management and business services. This extends to:
  • Maintaining critical physical and technological infrastructure for public hospitals and health services
  • Providing financial and business support services
  • Collating, organising and transforming into information that is communicated to internal and external stakeholders
  • Providing communications and stakeholder engagement support
Led by a Deputy Director-General, the Corporate Group includes the following key branches and divisions:
  • Audit, Risk and Compliance
  • Corporate and Governance
  • Communications
  • Digital Solutions Division
  • Health Infrastructure Services
  • Health Services Program
  • People and Culture
  • Performance, Reporting and Data
Strategic Procurement provide strategic leadership and direction to drive effective, efficient and value-add procurement planning, sourcing and contract management and Asset Coordination for Canberra Health Services and the Health Directorate, aligned with the ACT Governments strategic priorities and business needs.
The Director is responsible for providing strong leadership and managing the strategic, operational and evaluative processes required for the efficient and effective provision of strategic asset management and strategic procurement, including associated training in procurement and contracts management.
Eligibility/Other Requirements
Highly Desirable:
  • Relevant qualifications or experience in procurement, project and/or asset management are desirable.
  • Relevant qualifications or experience in Management and Leadership.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment Police check.

How to Apply: For further information, please visit the Health Website here.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Human Resources and Industrial Relations
Leaders and Senior Management


No documents have been supplied for this position.